Reykjavík

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English

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from Icelandic Reykjavík (literally bay of smokes).

Pronunciation

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛk.jə.vɪk/, /ˈɹeɪk.jə.vɪk/
  • Audio (Southern England):(file)

Proper noun

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Reykjavík

  1. The capital city of Iceland.

Translations

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Czech

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Czech Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology

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Borrowed from Icelandic Reykjavík (bay of smokes).

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Reykjavík m inan (related adjective reykjavický)

  1. Reykjavík (the capital city of Iceland)

Declension

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Further reading

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Estonian

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Etymology

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From the Icelandic Reykjavík (bay of smokes).

Proper noun

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Reykjavík

  1. Reykjavík (the capital city of Iceland)

Faroese

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Proper noun

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Reykjavík f

  1. Reykjavík (the capital and largest city of Iceland)

Finnish

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈrei̯kjɑʋik/, [ˈre̞i̯kjɑ̝ʋik]

Proper noun

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Reykjavík

  1. Alternative spelling of Reykjavik, the capital city of Iceland

Declension

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Inflection of Reykjavík (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Reykjavík
genitive Reykjavíkin
partitive Reykjavíkia
illative Reykjavíkiin
singular plural
nominative Reykjavík
accusative nom. Reykjavík
gen. Reykjavíkin
genitive Reykjavíkin
partitive Reykjavíkia
inessive Reykjavíkissa
elative Reykjavíkista
illative Reykjavíkiin
adessive Reykjavíkilla
ablative Reykjavíkilta
allative Reykjavíkille
essive Reykjavíkina
translative Reykjavíkiksi
abessive Reykjavíkitta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Reykjavík (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Reykjavíkini
accusative nom. Reykjavíkini
gen. Reykjavíkini
genitive Reykjavíkini
partitive Reykjavíkiani
inessive Reykjavíkissani
elative Reykjavíkistani
illative Reykjavíkiini
adessive Reykjavíkillani
ablative Reykjavíkiltani
allative Reykjavíkilleni
essive Reykjavíkinani
translative Reykjavíkikseni
abessive Reykjavíkittani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Reykjavíkisi
accusative nom. Reykjavíkisi
gen. Reykjavíkisi
genitive Reykjavíkisi
partitive Reykjavíkiasi
inessive Reykjavíkissasi
elative Reykjavíkistasi
illative Reykjavíkiisi
adessive Reykjavíkillasi
ablative Reykjavíkiltasi
allative Reykjavíkillesi
essive Reykjavíkinasi
translative Reykjavíkiksesi
abessive Reykjavíkittasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Reykjavíkimme
accusative nom. Reykjavíkimme
gen. Reykjavíkimme
genitive Reykjavíkimme
partitive Reykjavíkiamme
inessive Reykjavíkissamme
elative Reykjavíkistamme
illative Reykjavíkiimme
adessive Reykjavíkillamme
ablative Reykjavíkiltamme
allative Reykjavíkillemme
essive Reykjavíkinamme
translative Reykjavíkiksemme
abessive Reykjavíkittamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Reykjavíkinne
accusative nom. Reykjavíkinne
gen. Reykjavíkinne
genitive Reykjavíkinne
partitive Reykjavíkianne
inessive Reykjavíkissanne
elative Reykjavíkistanne
illative Reykjavíkiinne
adessive Reykjavíkillanne
ablative Reykjavíkiltanne
allative Reykjavíkillenne
essive Reykjavíkinanne
translative Reykjavíkiksenne
abessive Reykjavíkittanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Reykjavíkinsa
accusative nom. Reykjavíkinsa
gen. Reykjavíkinsa
genitive Reykjavíkinsa
partitive Reykjavíkiaan
Reykjavíkiansa
inessive Reykjavíkissaan
Reykjavíkissansa
elative Reykjavíkistaan
Reykjavíkistansa
illative Reykjavíkiinsa
adessive Reykjavíkillaan
Reykjavíkillansa
ablative Reykjavíkiltaan
Reykjavíkiltansa
allative Reykjavíkilleen
Reykjavíkillensa
essive Reykjavíkinaan
Reykjavíkinansa
translative Reykjavíkikseen
Reykjavíkiksensa
abessive Reykjavíkittaan
Reykjavíkittansa
instructive
comitative

French

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Icelandic Reykjavík (bay of smokes).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ʁɛ.kja.vik/ ~ /ʁe.kja.vik/

Proper noun

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Reykjavík m

  1. Reykjavík (the capital city of Iceland)

Hungarian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Icelandic Reykjavík (literally bay of smokes).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈrɛjkjɒviːk]
  • Hyphenation: Reyk‧ja‧vík
  • Rhymes: -iːk

Proper noun

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Reykjavík

  1. Reykjavík (the capital city of Iceland)

Declension

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Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Reykjavík
accusative Reykjavíkot
dative Reykjavíknak
instrumental Reykjavíkkal
causal-final Reykjavíkért
translative Reykjavíkká
terminative Reykjavíkig
essive-formal Reykjavíkként
essive-modal
inessive Reykjavíkban
superessive Reykjavíkon
adessive Reykjavíknál
illative Reykjavíkba
sublative Reykjavíkra
allative Reykjavíkhoz
elative Reykjavíkból
delative Reykjavíkról
ablative Reykjavíktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Reykjavíké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Reykjavíkéi
Possessive forms of Reykjavík
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Reykjavíkom
2nd person sing. Reykjavíkod
3rd person sing. Reykjavíkja
1st person plural Reykjavíkunk
2nd person plural Reykjavíkotok
3rd person plural Reykjavíkjuk

Derived terms

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Icelandic

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Etymology

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Literally, bay of smokes, from Old Norse Reykjavík, from reykja (genitive plural of reykr (smoke)) +‎ vík (bay).

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Reykjavík f

  1. Reykjavík (a city in Höfuðborgarsvæðið, Iceland; capital city of Iceland)

Declension

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from Icelandic Reykjavík.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /²rœʏçaviːk/, [²rœʏː.çɐ̞.ʋiˑk]

Proper noun

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Reykjavík f

  1. Reykjavík (the capital city of Iceland)

Old Norse

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Etymology

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From reykir (plural of reykr (smoke)) +‎ vík (bay).

Proper noun

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Reykjavík f

  1. Reykjavík (referring to the bay between Seltjarnarnes and the mouth of the Elliðaár and the farm nearby where Ingólfr Arnarson lived)

Descendants

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  • Icelandic: Reykjavík
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Røykjavik (learned)

Polish

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Reykjavík

Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from Icelandic Reykjavík.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /rɛjˈkja.vik/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -avik
  • Syllabification: Rey‧kja‧vík

Proper noun

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Reykjavík m inan (related adjective reykjavícki)

  1. Reykjavík (the capital and largest city of Iceland)

Declension

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Further reading

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Portuguese

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Proper noun

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Reykjavík

  1. Alternative spelling of Reiquejavique

Slovak

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Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Reykjavík m inan (genitive singular Reykjavíku, declension pattern of dub)

  1. Reykjavík (the capital of Iceland)

References

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  • Reykjavík”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024